Huawei | September 27, 2021
At HUAWEI CONNECT 2021, Huawei launched its latest airport cloud solution that offers a wide range of outstanding features, such as single access, network for all services , multi-zone cloud and one-stop integrated security. This feature-rich solution enables the digital transformation of airports to increase operational efficiency, improve safety assurance and enhance the travel experience, paving the way for smart airports.
Today's global civil aviation is undergoing rapid digital transformation. Airports - where transportation services for airlines, passengers and freight carriers take place - are shifting their digital focus from high-speed growth to high-quality growth. In such a context, airports face a number of urgent challenges. For example, they need to converge data from traditional siled networks to support new services, such as intelligent location dispatch. They must also improve the Wi-Fi experience of passengers in the terminals to move up in the passenger satisfaction ranking of the Airports Council International (ACI). Besides, As cloudification of services breaks traditional physical boundaries, airports must respond to emerging security defense concerns. And due to the expanding network scale, airports also urgently need to increase the efficiency of operations and maintenance (O&M).
With continuous technological innovations in airport safety, efficiency and experience, Huawei will continue to work with more customers and partners around the world to advance the airport cloud solution. , thus promoting the digital transformation of smart airports.
- Alex Sun
Huawei's airport cloud solution consists of the airport terminal access network, main network, cloud data center network and built-in network security. This solution has the following four specific features:
Single access and continuous network creation certified Wi-Fi 6: Huawei's solution leverages AirEngine Wi-Fi 6 to create a gigabit wireless access network for continuous long-range coverage throughout the airport terminal . In particular, the unique smart antennas made up of 4 elements increase the coverage distance by 20%, achieving full Wi-Fi coverage with no blind spots. In addition, intelligent algorithms are used to direct roaming in real time, ensure network-wide roaming transfers without loss of information and ultimately prevent disruption of services offered to travelers such as video and game.
A network for all services and IPv6 + allowing more innovations: Huawei's solution uses innovative IPv6 + technology to build a centralized main network for several services. Some of the resulting benefits include industry-level Mbps-level network slicing, isolation of network traffic for over 1000 applications, and 100% bandwidth assurance for core services. These impressive characteristics allow the main network to fully adapt to many services, such as security screening, security protection, commerce and ground handling.
Multi-Zone Cloud and Network as a Service (NaaS): After the migration of airport services to the cloud, cloud data centers are spread over large areas. As such, Huawei's solution supports automatic network deployment to speed up service provisioning and uses smart technologies to predict outages and pinpoint outages within minutes. The proactive network failure prediction rate can reach over 90%, which significantly improves the operational efficiency of airports.
One-stop integrated security and cloud-network collaboration: Airport service data is becoming increasingly valuable and data security is becoming a top priority. In response, Huawei's solution introduces a cloud-network-security collaboration system that leverages a zero-trust architecture for dynamic detection and intelligent analysis. This provides real-time information on the level of network-wide security and effective threat detection with over 96% accuracy.
Huawei continues to innovate to meet the expectations of airport customers for safety, efficiency and experience. With rich technical expertise and solid experience in digital transformation, Huawei will join forces with more airport customers and partners to explore and implement innovative airport solutions, accelerating digital transformation towards smart airports.
Palantir | June 19, 2021
Palantir Technologies Inc. today declared it has been shrunk by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to give a data investigation apparatus that will help advance the office's modernization destinations for aviation safety.
Palantir Foundry will uphold the FAA's aircraft certification and proceeded with operational safety activities, including the continuous monitoring of the 737 MAX fleet's re-visitation of administration. The one-year contract with two extra alternative years is esteemed at a maximum of $18.4 million.
Utilizing Palantir Foundry will empower FAA aeronautics designers and examiners to all the more quickly and efficiently monitor, analyze, visualize, and share aviation safety data utilized in their assurance of whether an episode presents a past or future safety hazard.
Palantir's product skill will assist the FAA with supporting their worldwide administration in the headway of aviation safety and encourage more prominent readiness in adjusting to the unique climate.
Foundry takes into consideration the coordination of siloed data, changing the manner in which both public and private associations work by making a central operating system for their data.
About Palantir Technologies
Palantir Technologies is a software company that builds enterprise data platforms for use by organizations with complex and sensitive data environments. From building safer cars and planes, to discovering new drugs and combating terrorism, Palantir helps customers across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors transform the way they use their data.
Boeing | September 15, 2020
The Boeing 737 MAX has been grounded for a year and a half now. However, in the last few weeks, there have been hints that the type is close to returning to action. Yesterday, TUI flew the plane with no passengers from Tenerife in the Canary Islands to Birmingham, United Kingdom via the Spanish city of Malaga. AeroTelegraph reports that on September 15th, the Boeing 737 MAX 8 left Tenerife left at approximately 10:40. The plane holds registration G-TUMF and had made its way to the UK with a stop on the way.